Secretary for Security John Lee dismissed the suggestion that 15 white-collar crimes be exempted from the 46 offences covered by the extradition proposal. Photo: Winson Wong

Ex-Hong Kong chief secretary Henry Tang and Exco member Jeffrey Lam join business sector in criticising extradition deal with mainland China

  • Secretary for Security John Lee continues to resist demands from business community to leave 15 offences off list of 46 covered by proposal
  • Agreement aims to provide a mechanism for transferring suspects, on a case-by-case basis, to jurisdictions Hong Kong lacks an extradition treaty with
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Secretary for Security John Lee dismissed the suggestion that 15 white-collar crimes be exempted from the 46 offences covered by the extradition proposal. Photo: Winson Wong
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Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung joined the Post in 2017 and reports for the Hong Kong desk on local politics and Hong Kong-mainland issues. Prior to joining the Post, she covered Hong Kong politics and social policies for more than six years for different media outlets.

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Jeffie Lam

Jeffie writes predominantly about Hong Kong politics, but is also interested in social welfare issues, such as the city's ageing population and elderly care. She joined the Post in 2013 after beginning her career as a political reporter in 2009. In 2016, she won the English features merit prize in the 20th Human Rights Press Awards.

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum is an award-winning political journalist specialising in Hong Kong politics and the city's justice system. Previously, he worked for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and Citizen News.